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Chandler’s Llama Themed First Birthday

This llama-themed first birthday was a whole llama fun if you ask me! Yep, I said it! ; ) This sweet family is from Austin but I’m so grateful to be their Houston family photographer! When Kari asked me to be there for Chandler’s big day, you know I couldn’t resist!

A llama fun birthday party

Kari, Chandler’s sweet mama, took this first birthday party to a whole new level! The cacti decor and pompom garland were two of my favorite details of the day. Talk about first birthday party goals right here!

From this pink balloon garland, courtesy of BABs, to the actual petting zoo that took place in her back yard, everyone was blown away! Note to any mamas planning birthday parties, live animals are a HUGE hit! All the kiddos loved getting to pet the llama, goat & bunny!

We are planning Kinsey’s 1st birthday right now and Chandler’s birthday gave me SO much inspiration! Now, if I only I could figure out how to get a real life unicorn at her party too! ; ) I hope you enjoy this fun and girly llama-themed first birthday for the adorable Miss Chandler as much as I did!

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We are obsessed with this llama party and the incredible llama details! I might steal this idea for my birthday this summer! A llama fun, Michelle is 31. Yep, that works too! HA!

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Crave Cupcakes makes these incredible lifesize cupcakes, which I thought served as the perfect smash cake for Chandler!

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Even the llama dressed up for the party!

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I’m pretty sure I need this llama mama sweatshirt in my life just for my everyday life! It’s too cute!

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Kari & Anderson, congrats on surviving the first year with so much grace! You truly make it look easy and you have one gorgeous girl to show for it!

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Happy Birthday sweet Chandler Dahl! You are a doll and I can’t wait to watch you grow!

XO,
Michelle

Talented Houston Llama themed party vendors

Balloons by Big ass balloons | Cakes by Hayleycakes and Cookies | Smash cake by Crave cupcakes | Animals from Sweetie pies petting zoo

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